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Dr Geoffrey Cupit

BA(Hons) Lancaster, PhD Liverpool

Convenor of Political Science & Public Policy, Senior Lecturer

Political Science & Public Policy

School of Social Sciences


Geoffrey Cupit has a BA (Hons) in Philosophy from Lancaster, and a PhD in Political Theory and Institutions from Liverpool. He is the author of Justice as Fittingness (OUP), and his work has appeared in a number of philosophy and political science journals including the Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Ethics, the Journal of Value Inquiry, The Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophy, and Political Science. He has held visiting research fellowships at the Universities of Durham, Louvain-la-Neuve, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nottingham, Oxford, and  St Andrews.


Political philosophy, particularly justice and fairness.

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Political philosophy

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Cupit, Dr Geoffrey 9318 cupit J.2.15 Political Science & Public Policy

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